Rus News Journal

Finns recognised Northern stream safe for environment

the Finnish ministers recognised a gas pipeline Northern stream safe for country environment, transfers Associated Press.
thus, Finland has approved gas pipeline building Northern stream which will pass through country water area. The made decision can be challenged in court within 30 days, however it will not stop building.
the beginning of realisation of the project in cost nearby 10,6 mlrd dollars is planned on the near future. The gas pipeline will pass on territory of Russia, Finland, Sweden, Germany and Denmark.
we will remind that on February, 10th the prime minister - the minister of Finland Matti Vanhanen on joint the press - conferences with the head of the government of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin has declared that the body conclusion on preservation of the environment of Finland, concerning gas pipeline buildings Northern stream it will be received within the next few days. What will be this conclusion, it is not known, has noticed M.Vanhanen. It has reminded that the government of Finland has drawn the positive conclusion on building Northern stream even in the autumn 2009.
the Project Northern stream company Nord Stream AG which is Open Society joint venture " realises; Gazprom (51 %), German concerns BASF and E. On (on 20 %) and N V. Nederlandse Gasunie (9 %). Laid on a bottom of Baltic sea gas pipeline Nord Stream will provide for the first time direct deliveries of the Russian natural gas to the Western Europe.
raw-material base Nord Stream defines the Shtokmanovsky deposit, the licence for which development Gazprom affiliated company - Joint-Stock Company " owns; Sevmorneftegaz . Designed capacity of a gas pipeline will make 55 mlrd cubic m. the First thread of a sea gas pipeline capacity 27,5 mlrd cubic m will be placed in operation in the end 2011., the second (too on 27,5 mlrd cubic) - in 2012.